Shanna Smith

Shanna has over a decade of experience in the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry. Throughout her career, she has held various roles in partner and community relations, marketing, communications, and executive support. Most recently, she served as the chief of staff for Visit San Antonio. Today, she is a consultant and professor.

Shanna holds a bachelor of arts in communication from Hardin-Simmons University and a master of business administration from Liberty University and is a doctoral candidate at Walden University. Shanna is also a graduate of the prestigious Harvard Business School’s Young American Leaders Program (YALP) and a graduate of the Leadership San Antonio (LSA) program. She holds additional leadership certifications from Dale Carnegie and the Experience Institute.

Shanna strongly believes in public service. She serves as the president of the Board of Young Associates at Hardin-Simmons University. She also serves with the Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Professional Network. She is a proud active-duty Army spouse and is currently stationed at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.